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Resources & Links Articles Making Copyright Work in a Digital Age (PDF, 295kb) Olav Stokkmo of IFFRO explains how the proposed Linked Content Coalition will work, and how it relies on the use of established and newer identifiers (from the Frankfurt Show Daily 11 October 2012, with the kind permission of BookBrunch)

ISTC: A Crucial Tool for Publishing Market Intelligence (PDF, 70kb) “ISTCs are as revolutionary for the book trade as the ISBN was, and ISTC is the natural evolution of the ISBN in a more complex and mature book industry”. (Nielsen Book Press Release - July 22, 2010)

The International Standard Text Code (ISTC): An Overview and Status Report (PDF, 734kb) An article by Andy Weissberg, Former VP of Identifier Services at Bowker, about the ISTC. (Originally printed in the Information Standards Quarterly Summer 2009 issue)